Folk arts

Southern Appalachian Folk School

March is Youth Art MonthCreative works from Pickens County art students in grades K through 12 will be on display at the Southern Appalachian Folk School, 255 Chambers St, Jasper GA 30143. This multi-media exhibit, sponsored by Pickens Arts & Cultural Alliance (PACA) and Southern Appalachian Folk School, highlights Youth Art Month, a national celebration sponsored by the Council for Art Education. The annual celebration, which typically takes place in March, emphasizes the value of art education for all children and encourages support for quality art programs in Georgia schools.

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Art Pickens Artist Gathering and Market is a monthly gathering of artists from Pickens County and the surrounding areas.  The even is the second Saturday of each month from May through November.  Follow them on Facebook at Art Pickens.  This event is free to the public.  Come and see real artists and artisans at work and participate!

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This was a really fun rock painting activity at Art Pickens!